Sunday, December 22, 2013

Leslierahye's Merry Holiday Steampunk Blog Hop - December 21st

Welcome to 
Hosted by the very lovely Leslie Rahye

I want to thank Leslie for all the wonderful things she does
Hosting Steampunk themed blog hops
Her love and passion for crafting on all levels
She inspires me more than she knows
(welp-she knows now! lol)

This years has pasted me by quickly
Many joyous moments, some disappointments, and new revelations
I am excited for what is to come in 2014 and hope that you will
still be there through this journey

My last project for 2013

3D Steampunk Xmas Tree
Found an old tattered book at my thrift store for 25 cents.
I found a tutorial through Pinterest.
I put gesso on the folded pages and started spraying
I used Lindy's Stamp Gang embossing powders, sprays and micas
Used foil tape and used Tim Holtz dies and embossing folders
I bought some watch findings on used Ranger's Glossy Accent to adhere the gears n cogs
found an awesome shop for the laser chip boards called
the remaining embellishments are from my stash that I've collected throughout projects

This creation is also my submission to

Hydrangea Blue Mauve
Cleopatra Copper
Sunrise Salmon Gold
Hyacinth Blue Jade
Tannenbaum Green
Cheshire Cat Cherry
Rizzo Rowdy Red
Frosted Purple Iris
Dolphinium Turquoise
Tibetan Poppy Teal

Happy Holidays
to each and everyone of you
Keep art alive
live your dreams
love yourself
embrace life
be free
be happy


Regena said...

holy cow!

Tristan Robin Blakeman said...

Unique indeed! Love your version of the 'book' tree - and the colors are luscious enough to eat! Thanks for sharing.

Happy holidays to you and yours!

Morninglass said...

Wow, this is beautiful! great job on a lovely piece!

Barbara Rankin said...

Jess, this is absolutely awesome. I love doing things with books, and this is just another example of a clever idea for one. You always come up with the most amazing pieces. Lindy's will love it. Have a wonderful Christmas!!!

Nan G said...

Wow! Cool steampunk Christmas tree! Happy Holidays.

WhoMom said...

Absolutely fabulous!!! I love the book as the tree and the colors and small touches make it so special. On my list for next year! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Michelle Frae Cummings said...

This is stunning! Love the color and all the details!

Ang said...

wow, this is incredible. Love it!

dvcrztb said...

Super job! You have given me an idea!